Welcome to Graduate Studies!

At Sarah Lawrence, you will find your academic home—a community comprised of vibrant thinkers and doers; a solid framework for your most complex ideas, interests, and investigations; and encouragement for deep specialization in a course of study that is uniquely yours.

We have created this site in order to provide you with easy access to the material that is most relevant to you as a graduate student at Sarah Lawrence.

Spring 2022 Updates - COVID-19

For information related to COVID-19 and the latest on the college's response and protocols, please visit  2021-2022 Academic Year Information.

From there you'll also find a link to our Health & Wellness Policies and Procedures

A special note about masking: all individuals on campus must wear a mask at all times while indoors in shared spaces; unvaccinated individuals must also wear a mask outdoors when gathering with others. All members of the Sarah Lawrence community are reminded to wear the best fitting, highest quality mask available to them. Multi-layer cloth masks with a filter, a surgical mask under a cloth mask, and KF94, KN95, or N95 masks are all appropriate options.

SLC Weather/Snow Emergency Procedures Winter 2022

Should the College have a delayed opening, early closing, or full closure, some graduate classes may move to Zoom; please see communications from the Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies and your program director. All Zoom classes will be held off-campus; no faculty, staff or students should be Zooming from the campus if the campus is closed.​

Graduate Studies Office Hours (Slonim House)

The front desk in Slonim will be open weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5 PM.

Phone: 914-395-2373


Virtual, Phone, or In-Person Meetings with Graduate Studies Staff

To schedule one-on-one meetings with staff (via Zoom, phone, or in person), please email

OR attend virtual open office hours with Kim Ferguson, Dean of Graduate & Professional Studies, on Fridays 12-1pm here:

Meeting ID: 976 6929 8813
Passcode: 044322

Keep up with the latest information!

We are keeping a repository of emails and communications sent out to all graduate students in the 2021-2022 academic year here.